Thursday Tips: 7 Tips for Balancing Your Social and Academic Life

In order to be successful in school, a healthy personal life is essential. Students who put all of their efforts into classes and homework tend to burn out at this time of year. An easy way to avoid burn out (besides sleep!) is a social life. Now, this doesn’t necessarily mean going to parties or… Continue reading Thursday Tips: 7 Tips for Balancing Your Social and Academic Life

Thursday Tips: 3 Places to Study (Plus some tips for finding your perfect spot)

I’m just going to say it. The worst place to study is your bed. Your brain will confuse its associations with your bed, losing a strong association with sleep. Your bed is for sleeping, plain and simple. It’s time to find a new spot to study! Keep reading to learn about some alternative study spaces.… Continue reading Thursday Tips: 3 Places to Study (Plus some tips for finding your perfect spot)

Thursday Tips: Swoop’s Food Pantry

In our ardently individualistic society, asking for help is a sign of weakness. The reality is that reaching out for support and help is a great sign of courage and awareness. If you’ve recognized that you need assistance in some way and then seek out that assistance, you are an incredibly mature individual. Students facing… Continue reading Thursday Tips: Swoop’s Food Pantry

Thursday Tips: Counseling and Psychological Services

One of the greatest gems at Eastern Michigan University is the Counseling and Psychological Services located at 313 Snow Health Center. CAPS offers students free counseling services. The word counseling can be a put off for many people thanks to the stigma surrounding mental health. At the end of the day, though, everyone can use… Continue reading Thursday Tips: Counseling and Psychological Services

Thursday Tips: Mentorship Access Guidance in College, MAGIC

A student’s life circumstances leading up to college greatly impacts the way that student will perform as a college student. Experiences with homelessness and foster care, according to MAGIC, decreases a student’s chance of graduating with a bachelor’s degree. Students at Eastern Michigan University who have experienced homeless or foster care, however, have support through… Continue reading Thursday Tips: Mentorship Access Guidance in College, MAGIC